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high-end gaming PC, build self or premade, under 1000$

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May 14, 2013 6:02:27 AM

So i am looking to upgrade my old laptop to a new and way more powerfull desktop. i've been looking a bit, but haven made any decisions, so id liek to hear what you guys think is a good PC, or what and where i should buy for components.
im looking for something like, GPU: 2gb+, CPU: quad 3.5 or more (prefer AMD), HDD: can go as low as 400 GB but 7200 rpm is a must. RAM: 8 GB. Dont need any external stuff such as moniters and mice.
PS. i live in EU so a shop with base/departments somewhere in EU would be nice :)  cant really afford putting another 25% in taxes
games it got to run will be, WoW and BF 3&4
price should stay below 1150$
edit: spelling mistakes
May 14, 2013 8:23:55 AM

so, i have been looking at some parts and id like to know if theese are compatible, and if they can run what i need :)  will probrably OC the CPU, so if you have any corrections please respond :) 
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz

CPU cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO

Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155

RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600

SSD harddisk: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" SSD

Normal harddisk: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM HDD

Graphics: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB

Case: Cooler Master Elite 335 Upgraded ATX Mid Tower Case

Power: Corsair CX 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V

DVD/CD: Samsung SH-222AB DVD/CD Writer

or just click the link :p  http://de.pcpartpicker.com/p/XcIC
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May 14, 2013 8:30:56 AM

A 128gb SSD would give you a lot more room for installation files.

With a 64gb drive, by the time you've installed windows and all the extras, you've only got room for one big game.

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May 14, 2013 8:31:46 AM

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August 22, 2013 8:15:57 PM

Here is a great rig that will run all those games. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1aW4Y I am building that pc in a few days will run almost any game on high settings but I am not a tech genius so keep asking around.
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